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Join us for an overview of the key findings from The European Cannabis Report: 6th Edition

In what is an exciting time for the future of cannabis in the Europe, the latest Prohibition Partners report focusses on Europe a crucial part of the global industry map.

Cannabis & Petcare: Trends, Consumer Behaviour and COVID-19

The CBD petcare market saw significant developments in the last few years with an increase in acquisitions and partnerships, the rise of pet humanisation, celebrities such as Martha Stewart launching...

Mexican congress approves adult-use cannabis law

There is a famous Mexican idiom that says “El que nace pa' tamal, del cielo le caen las hojas”, roughly translated to “The one that is born for tamale, the...

German Government Answers Questions on Medical Cannabis

On the 4th of March, the German Bundestag published the following parliamentary questions on the topic of medical cannabis along with the government’s responses.

Key Insights from The IMPACT SERIES: Disrupting Petcare

The CBD and wellness segment has seen significant growth in the last few years, with brands diversifying their product offerings in the food and beverage, supplement, and most recently, the...

Colombia To Promote International Cannabis Exports

Last week, the Colombian government announced a draft bill to export cannabis flower to international markets. In this special feature from Prohibition Partners, we examine the potential of the Colombian...

Canada’s Preference for Cannabis 2.0 Products Increases

In October 2019, Canada launched Cannabis 2.0 products, including cannabis-based edibles, vapes, beverages, oils and topicals. Investors anticipated that these new products would bring a new wave of investment and...

Germany Imports Record Volume of Medical Cannabis in 2020

An analysis of the Germany cannabis market has revealed that cannabis imports are at their highest level, and there is no sign of the trend slowing for Europe's largest cannabis...

Exclusive: Dutch Medical Cannabis Sales Decreased in 2020

For the first time in ten years, the total sales of Dutch medical cannabis decreased from one year to the next (2019 to 2020). While domestic cannabis sales grew by...

New Data Reveals Cannabis Consumption Rates Across Europe

Between the 3rd August and 15th September 2020, the European Commission carried out a survey of EU and UK inhabitants on their cannabis consumpion

Key Insights from the North American Cannabis Report

Enjoy an overview of The North American Cannabis Report: Second Edition as well as a selection of the highlights featured within the latest publication from Prohibition Partners.

Join us for an overview of the key findings from the North American Cannabis Report

In what is an exciting time for the future of Cannabis in the USA, the latest Prohibition Partners report takes a laser focus to a crucial part of the global...

Prohibition Partners' Top Ten Trends for 2021

Prohibition Partners' international team of analysts, consultants and thought-leaders have come together to analyse the top trends set to define the cannabis industry in 2021 and beyond.  From the impact of...

USA Gears Towards Federal Cannabis Reform

On 6th January 2021, it was announced that the Democrats won both US Senate run-off elections in Georgia. This was a significant win for Democrats who now hold a half...

German cannabis flower market contracts in Q3

The latest data for the German medical cannabis market shows that in the midst of COVID-19, quarterly growth is stalling. While the value of flower sale dropped, the sales of...

Investigating Cannabis for COVID-19

The most serious cases of COVID-19 arise from patients' overactive immune responses which damage their own organs. As cannabis and its constituent cannabinoids are powerful modulators of the immune response,...

US House Progresses Bill which would Federally Decriminalise Cannabis

The MORE act, if passed into law in the US, would result in major cannabis reform across the country. However, there are still a number of hurdles which need to...

Discover the latest Key Insights from the Germany: Cannabis and CBD Consumer Report

This week, Prohibition launched the Germany Cannabis and CBD Consumer Report, providing the most comprehensive look at consumers of cannabis and CBD in Germany to date.

The UN Votes to Recognise the Potential Medical value of Cannabis

The UN has just accepted recommendations made by the World Health Organisation which reschedule cannabis and cannabis related substances, effectively accepting the medical potential of cannabis.

The Latin America & Caribbean 2020 Report: Key Trends

Across the breadth of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), which covers more than 10,000 kilometers north to south, the cannabis industry has been emerging, or re-emerging as some would...

European Court of Justice Rules that CBD is not a narcotic

In a landmark case for CBD in Europe, the highest court of the EU has ruled that CBD is not a narcotic and that the principle of free movement of...

New player in the Spanish medical cannabis landscape

Spain was one of the first European countries to decriminalise the personal use and cultivation of cannabis for self-consumption. However, while cannabis is used by individuals and the regulation of...

The number of adults in US states with legal adult-use cannabis just jumped by 20%

The number of adults in US states with legal adult-use cannabis just jumped by 20%

Major wins for progressive drug policy have been achieved in this round of US elections. Six ballots have been approved by voters which open up access to legal cannabis. Oregon...

CBD: Synthetic or Natural?

Danish cannabis: despite rising sales of flower, product availability is still a major issue

While flower sales saw a new high of almost 2 million mg of cannabinoid sold in Q2 2020, the scarcity of extracts in the country has kept the market constrained,...

53% of voters in New Zealand Support Continued Prohibition of Adult Use Cannabis in Preliminary Count

While results are preliminary, it is unlikely that a majority Yes vote will be achieved in the final count next week.

Key Insights From The Pharmaceutical Cannabis Report

Key Insights From CBD: The Consumer Report

CBD: The Consumer Report is the latest release in the suite of Prohibition Partners’ market-leading consumer research reports, providing proprietary data on over 15,000 adults from seven key global markets,...

Synthetic cannabinoid firm’s stock tanks 77% after failed clinical trials

Corbus Pharmaceuticals, one of the leaders in the pharmaceutical cannabinoid industry takes a hit as their lead drug fails in advanced clinical trials.

Australian medical cannabis approvals rising despite COVID-19 disruptions

After a quarter of stalled growth, approvals for cannabis-based medicines via the SAS-B route is now accelerating once more.

Europe is recording one million cannabis offences a year

Drug offences involving cannabis are following a stable, albeit slightly rising trend in Europe, which registers over one million cannabis offences each year, despite the fact that over 25 million...

Product testing in Australia reveals inconsistencies over cannabinoid potency

Last Friday, Australian regulator TGA published test results on the most common medical cannabis products sold in Australia. Results, which showed 23% of products had cannabinoid levels which differed from...

Prohibition Partners LIVE returns this November with global cannabis conference

Cannabis market set to offer welcome relief during global recession

European Cannabis: Waking The Sleeping Giant

Until recently, the pharmaceutical approach to cannabis of most European regulations entailed a significant entry barrier and favoured a general state of supply crunch.

Prohibition Partners Interviews Pharmin’s CEO Ana Kobalia

Pharmin is a vertically integrated Uruguayan company, formed in June 2019 as a result of a transnational partnership of experienced and successful entrepreneurs. Today, the company is proud of its...

Germany: Insured medicinal cannabis sales worth €75 million in the first half of 2020

New data just released from the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Funds (GKV) shows continued year on year growth of the German medicinal cannabis market, despite signs that growth...

Recreational cannabis projects beginning to emerge in Europe

Prohibitionist ideologies embedded in the international narcotic treaties have hampered the development of legal recreational cannabis programmes in Europe. However, we have seen the emergence of cannabis social clubs and...

Prohibition Partners interviews cannabinoid expert D'Arcy Bond from Newell Sciences

Newell Sciences is a fully integrated cannabinoid producer that delivers high quality cannabinoids to the global market. Prohibition Partners sits down with D’Arcy Bond, Director of Newell Sciences, to discuss...

Israeli cannabis patient numbers reach 60,000 as imports are on course to dominate domestic market

Cannabis patient numbers in Israel have reached a record high in 2020, breaking the 60,000 mark. However, compliance issues for local producers have hamstrung the domestic market with imports rising...

Medical cannabis patient numbers reach 20,000 in Brazil

Individual patient authorisations to import cannabis products into Brazil continue to surge, as shown by the most recent data provided by Brazilian health regulator ANVISA to Prohibition Partners.

Medical growers planning over 300 tonnes of European-grown cannabis

For the majority of the previous two decades, the Netherlands was responsible for the sole commercial cultivation of cannabis in Europe. Now, half a dozen European states produce cannabis for...

Clarification: Is Cannabis a Cure for COVID?

Currently, over 22 million people have been infected with COVID-19 worldwide and researchers estimate that it will take months before we have medicines that effectively treat or cure the virus...

European medical cannabis trade: Southern Europe becoming largest supplier

The rising demand for medical cannabis in Europe, driven primarily by maturing markets such as Germany, Italy and the Netherlands, has opened the door to new sources for medical cannabis...

Hemp farming in the US: total acreage shrinks for the first time

Is the age of exponential growth in hemp farming coming to an end? If so, what does this mean for the supply-demand balance of the CBD industry? With CBD gradually...

Over 30% of adults in Europe and North America willing to try infused beverages

Proprietary consumer surveys from Prohibition Partners show that a significant proportion of the adult populations in Europe’s major cannabis markets and North America are willing to try infused beverages.

July records largest single-month patient growth in Australia as authorisations surge

Earlier today, the TGA of Australia released data on medical cannabis authorisations for July, showing the largest single month increase in prescription approvals to date.

Social Listening: Positive sentiment dominant ahead of New Zealand referendum

Recent online sentiment analysis has suggested cannabis legislation is now being viewed favourably by citizens in New Zealand.

Argentina announces plans to broaden medical cannabis schemes

Argentina has drafted regulations to increase accessibility to medicinal cannabis in 2020, allowing more patients to get access.

Germany imports 4,126kg of medical cannabis during the first half of 2020

Yesterday, Germany’s BfArM released new data on medical cannabis imports from Q1 and Q2 2020, showing an increase of 16% in Q1 2020 and 32% in Q2 2020.

Canadian legal cannabis sales set to surpass CAD$2 billion in 2020 and outpace illegal production

According to StatsCan, Canadian retailers sold a record CAD$185.9 million worth of cannabis in May 2020.

FDA set to launch widespread CBD testing plan to tackle product inconsistencies

Earlier this month, the US FDA released data on the US CBD market as part of a review by the White House relating to cannabis and CBD research.

UK CBD market facing shake up as prices drop and premium CPG brands set to emerge

Over the last two years, the UK CBD market has enjoyed low barriers to entry, a lack of regulatory standards and extremely high premiums for inconsistent high street products.

Deputy Ministers submit proposal to legalise adult-use cannabis in Guernsey

Two Deputy Ministers have submitted proposals to fully legalise recreational cannabis, with the hope of implementing an operating model similar to the one used in Canada.

Medical Cannabis Prescriptions Grow 400% year-on-year in the Czech Republic

Czech Republic passes 1,000 monthly patients mark as flower prescriptions grow 400% year-on-year

Overcapacity continues to loom over the Canadian market despite players slashing costs

Despite increasing demand, both in the medical and adult-use markets, inventory figures continued to increase in tandem, leading to an oversupply in the Canadian market.

Cannabis 2.0 boosts legal cannabis sales in Canada

Health Canada has resumed the publication of monthly data on the Canadian market, showing a steady increase in medical cannabis sales since October 2019.

Key Insights from The Impact Series: Disrupting Drinks

Disrupting Drinks is the latest report in The Impact Series — Prohibition Partners’ suite of in-depth reports detailing the impact of cannabis across key consumer markets — and the first...

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